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Philippines: Video of a light in the sky dropping smaller lights

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posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 04:15 PM
geez folks, I only mentioned the flares on the paratroopers
to be sarcastic. It was not meant to be an actual theory, lol.
I was poking fun is all, making a joke. Sorry u folks took
it as an actual hypothesis

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 04:24 PM
After reviewing the footage, the way the 'ufo' moves and the "babies" that are spawned. Very interesting and worthy of further investigation no doubt!

Awesome show, seems to me that the "smaller" lights are being targeted to certian regoins of terrain that is below the "mother" ufo.

Hope that made sense.

S&F nice find!

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 04:32 PM
The camera is still, as evidenced by the background not moving, yet the main light from which the others are expelled is zig-zagging around in the sky. Its activity makes it apparent that there is absolutely no chance that it is a C-130, or even a helicopter. Watch again.

Originally posted by boondock-saint
HOLY CRAP Batman !!!

Looks like paratroopers dropping
from a C-130 on a night run
except they got flares on their gear
to keep from gettin lost, lol

thanks for posting

I'll let somebody else come along
with their swamp gas theories
and have a go at it.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 04:44 PM
reply to post by predator0187

bogus, and yeah i like how the video is sped up. The leaves are moving way too fast jumping from positions and the person in the forground is moving around fast but is actually very still not moving much. So the objects dropping from the helicopter, look as if this is all happening really fast, but this video probably spans 30 minutes to an hour, instead of 15 minutes... If not more...

If you've studied video footage from a security camera the same technique is used to span large amounts of video in a short amount of time, and you always see a person covering large amounts of distance when they are actually casually moving about...

[edit on 3/28/2010 by Brainiac]

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 05:01 PM
i just want to add that if and when if ever a UFO re-entered our atmosphere, you will know about it.

there are 2 scenarios that will play out.

1. A UFO enters our atmosphere and tears around our skies examining everything, [due to beings from another world unfamiliar with our rules of the skies, and such] So there would be no flight patterns and no rules on not flying low and creating ear shattering sonic booms possibly over and over dropping in and out of Supersonic to Subsonic speeds randomly.
Or a very LARGE UFO which you could nickname a "Habitat" UFO which would move slowly due to it's size and the effects of physical friction on the craft, this craft would be carrying a large complement of beings from another world, and would encompase a small portion of the worlds civiliztation kind of like that movie District 9, or that other Alien movie. The theory behind that is because you would need to survive a long distance trip through space and would more than likely bring as much of your homeworld with you as you could.

2. Secretly to us, our world leaders know in advance about the impending arrival of Aliens from another world, would not tell us until the last minute, all the while exhausting every option to try to shield the population from the knowledge of this event... If at all possible, and would even go so far as to try to take credit for something exteraterrestrial as man made such as a secret space station or some other space project.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 05:54 PM

Originally posted by SacredLore
This is man-made. A common sight in Rio de Janeiro and I have seen it many times myself. Almost every night you can see small hot air balloons in the night sky. The burning material that produces the hot air often starts to drip and fall off to the ground, exactly like on this video. Maybe it is even parts of the balloon catching fire and falling off (they are usually made of paper).

Call it Chinese lantern if you like

Beauties of the Sky, Filled With Hot Air and Peril

YouTube: Les ballons pirates de Rio (Portuguese/French)

The only difference is that the hot air balloons in Brazil are not tethered, they move with the wind. This one seems tethered, or maybe the wind indeed was changing direction several times.

The sight is impressive and surprising if you don't know what it is. I would have mistaken it for a UFO as well. But no local resident of Rio de Janeiro would ever think that such lights are not from earth.

I can't believe most of the 20 or so posts after yours seem to just ignore your explanation and people are still talking about the paratrooper stuff.

Your explanation make perfect sense to me and both the video and the times article you linked to were very enlightening about the situation in Rio. Looks like we have either a copycat in the Philippines or an original artist doing the same thing.

Thanks for explaining it... you win the prize, all I can give you is a star but I'd give you applause if I could.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 05:59 PM

Originally posted by theability

Awesome show, seems to me that the "smaller" lights are being targeted to certian regoins of terrain that is below the "mother" ufo.


posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 06:19 PM
maybe it was a helicopter dropping food or supplies of some sort? they do this to help people in remote locations.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 07:06 PM
I wonder what they were searching for in the helicopter, looked like they were dropping flares trying to find someone, was there a prison breakout recently?

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 07:26 PM
Incredible footage. If you want to know what it is, check out the documentary Ships of light: The Carlos Diaz experience. Do not listen to skeptics. Listen to your intuition.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 07:54 PM
Audio is needed.

If this is "real-time" then it's amazing.

But as someone stated, it looks like it's been sped up, and without audio, there is no way to tell - there could be a simple explanation behind it.

To counter that though, when the video enters night shot and someone enters to have a look, that part seems pretty much in real-time, having experience with such cameras that alter the frame rate in night-shot. And during those few seconds whatever it is in the sky clearly moves in a way no helicopter or balloon would.

It's certainly an interesting video.

[edit on 28-3-2010 by markymint]

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 09:55 PM
Looks almost like someone shot some video of fireworks (a single shell) and then slowed the video down to maybe half-speed. That could account for the length of time the object seems to be stationary (or nearly so) in the sky and the unnaturally slow "dispersal" of sparks. Slowing down (or speeding up) something like this where there are few reference points could easily make an ordinary object appear to be something it's not.

The only way to know, of course, would be to see the raw footage straight out of the camera (assuming that the footage can't be edited from within the camera itself).

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 09:55 PM
It is a big helium balloon with something plastic burning below it. It is tethered, probably by fishing line.

How do I know?

Unfortunately I am responsible for this particular UFO hoax.

That is a 72" diameter balloon with 15 green glow sticks dangling off the bottom, on 1000 yards of fishing line.

Notice the motion of the balloon in my vid compared to the OP, it is the exact same flight characteristics. The wind causes a tethered balloon to move like that. Notice how it always sort of returns to the same spot. As long as the wind doesn't change direction.

[edit on 28-3-2010 by downtown436]

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 10:02 PM

Originally posted by downtown436
It is a big helium balloon with something plastic burning below it. It is tethered, probably by fishing line.

How do I know?

Unfortunately I am responsible for this particular UFO hoax.

That is a 72" diameter balloon with 15 green glow sticks dangling off the bottom, on 1000 yards of fishing line.

Did you watch the Rio balloon video? Those are hot air balloons and not helium balloons, and they drip burning fuel. It seems much more likely to be a hot air balloon of the type used in Rio than a helium balloon.

You're not claiming to have made the one in the OP video in the Philippines right?

[edit on 28-3-2010 by Arbitrageur]

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 10:09 PM
reply to post by Arbitrageur

No I didn't make the Philippines vid.

I feel bad that I even did a UFO hoax, because it discredits actual UFO footage.

I just wanted to see if it was possible. If you look at some of the comments under the you tube vid, it is pretty funny, but I kinda feel bad that I fooled so many people.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 10:35 PM
That is a great video. Too bad we don't know if it was someone messin' around with, like you said, lasers. I tend not to think so.

This "UFO dropping other UFOs' situation seems to be happening a LOT lately. Happened over here in Ohio (Lake Erie). To my understanding, it still is!

I love it (unless of course these are all government-owned) and I welcome these visitors. It's about time because I feel it's very needed here on planet Earth. We're in a mess and things are only getting worse.

I can't wait to see the crop circles this year.

posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 10:58 PM

Originally posted by MaxBlack
First off, I believe in UFO's so don't anyone call me a disinformation UFO hater.

Anyway, after reviewing the video I must admit that there appears to be something of a small luminous object being dropped from some other larger luminous object. While this is indeed intriguing, it could also very well be just a helicopter dropping flares.

I say flares, because if the small luminous objects had fallen and then taken off at a 90degree angle before hitting the ground, I would then be more prone to believe that they were some type of UFO. The fact that the smaller luminous objects drop straight down and out of sight, to me indicates a flare or something that ignited and produces light.

While this is indeed something that is unexplainable, I don't personally believe it is in any way shape or form a UFO Mother ship dropping its puppies to go play.

Thanks for the posting.

The main object isn't behaving in the manner that an airplane would. It's going back and forth too much. I'm not convinced it's an alien space craft but I am pretty certain we can rule out airplane. And if it was a helicopter, I would think the propeller noise would be evident. Who knows. Great video whatever it is.

posted on Mar, 29 2010 @ 12:45 AM
Hi everyone, this thread has captured my interest since this is from my home country (finally!). It's too bad that i just recently moved, and currently don't have internet service in my new place that's why i didnt see this thread earlier.

Going back to the topic, it would really be helpful if the video had some audio to it as others had already pointed out. It's quite difficult to even approximate what we are looking at without some other frame of reference.

I will try to research our local dailies if there was ever any mention of this event. I will post whatever additional info i can find regarding this. Salamat


posted on Mar, 29 2010 @ 05:33 AM
Any more data? like desc. or details? I mean a red light could be an air plane since it blinks or a helicopter or a signaling flare (but lets rule that out since it isn't dropping anything based on UFO Hunters) there are a lot of possibilities, needless to say, i don't entirely believe this is a UFO since, well.... I'm from the Philippines too :]

posted on Mar, 29 2010 @ 09:53 AM

Originally posted by the.lights

Originally posted by theability

Awesome show, seems to me that the "smaller" lights are being targeted to certian regoins of terrain that is below the "mother" ufo.


It reminded me more of "Space invaders" or "Missle Command". Really thats the first things that popped into my head.

As far as people counting how many "orbs", "flares" whatever this thing dropped it's a moot poit. One of the video, loops and shows the same 2 minutes where there's alot of activity twice. Once in normal view, then again zommed in and slowed down.

I believe this footage is VERY short, and has been edited /looped a few times to show zoomed in shots of the same sequence(done in an image program afterwards of course), or NV shots of the same sequence ect. It all makes it seem the video is a whopping 15 minutes. I'd hesitate a guess and say it'd be generous to say there is even 3 minutes of actual footage here.

Let's see the original footage, in REAL TIME, with AUDIO, with no loops. Only then we can even attempt to realistically analize this. But in it's current form it's basically worthless.imho.

-btw whats the glowing orb looking thing in the bottom right hand that appears to be on the ground throughout most of the video? Nothing I guess.

Anyway if I HAD to guess what this is. I'd say this is a Very Large, "Tethered" balloon or lantern, with either a remote control or a timed fuse to drop the flares. Or even easier, they could have just let it burn up slowly and let the burning pieces fall wherever they may, and then play with the speed of the video to make it appear to have some sort of pattern, or consistancy.

I mean look at the person who walks in front of the camera. It looks like the camera is shooting at 3-5 frames per second.

I mean if this was REALLY up there for 15 minutes plus, wouldn't there be more film of it?

I believe this "event" only lasted for 1 minute, 3 minutes tops. But since it appears they somehow stretched it out by messing with the frame rate(is this even possible??I'm no video expert, furthest thing from it, and I'm trying to think how one might make a 1 minute video appear to be 5 minutes). Of course a film of a busy street this would definitely be impossible. But a dot in the black sky, dropping other dots, with no points of reference, except nearby trees, waveing erradically as if the video speed has been messed with, this would be the shot to try it with.

There are just too many Red Flags here, and my BS detector is beeping very loud. Maybe it just sound so loud cause THERE's NO AUDIO in the Film?!?!?!

I'm calling Hoax/prank, and not even a well staged one.

The daytime video that was put up many months ago; of the UFO spitting out orbs like it was spawning 2 dozen ping-pong balls had a much more credible feel to it, for one they weren't just burning and falling to the ground randomly like in this video. But unfortunately that piece of video did have a bit of CGI feel to it, to me at least.

Heck perhaps this video was just done in PS. I doubt it would be that hard. Pretty simple for anyone with proffessional skills in video graphics creation/manipulation, I would imagine.

But this video's #1 problem right now is no sound. He's got the Night Vision, the fairly clear and decent ranged zoom. I'm sure it has a Mic. He also should have had a date and timestamp. Then we could see how the actual seconds WERE passing by. But I guess that can be cut out and replaced with a proper clock in PhotoShop fairly easily.

But anyway Thank you OP for finding this and posting it. It surely does deserve futher investigation imo. But I'm no expert in the field. Hopefully someone with the expertise to properly examine a video like this will step up and give it a once over!

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